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Bruce E. Roush

Obituary for Bruce E. Roush

June 22, 2018
Lumberville, Pennsylvania


On 6/22/18 Bruce E. Roush of Lumberville, PA passed away at Doylestown hospital.

Bruce is preceded in death by his parents Cecil and MargaretJane Roush of East Liverpool, Ohio and his wife Estella Fortiner Roush.

Bruce is survived by his daughter Megan E. Roush of Lumberville PA and his grand daughters Emily Hendricks of Los Angeles, CA and Hailey Caracio of Philadelphia, PA.

In 1967 he and Estella moved to New Hope and Bruce began teaching at New Hope-Solebury Elementary. In 1973 he and Estella opened Strawberry Jam on Main Street in New Hope; where for nearly 40 years he maintained a policy of only offering items he would have welcomed in his own home and was able to share his appreciation of beauty, creativity and music.

More recently Bruce volunteered at the Bowman's Hill Wildflower preserve where he found great joy. Additionally he contributed his time at the Community Kitchen of Lambertville, NJ and taught English as a Second language every Monday.

In tribute to his memory donations may be made to The Bowman's Hill Wildflower Farm, and The United Methodist Church Community Kitchen.
Services and Interment were private.

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